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Let's be honest for once - 2020 is a bust, but if we're not careful, 2021 could be just as bad

Ian O'Doherty


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Taoiseach  Micheál Martin leaves after the first face-to-face EU summit since the COVID-19 outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2020. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS

Taoiseach Micheál Martin leaves after the first face-to-face EU summit since the COVID-19 outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2020. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS

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Taoiseach Micheál Martin leaves after the first face-to-face EU summit since the COVID-19 outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2020. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS

We're only a few weeks into the life of this new Government and, it's fair to say, things haven't been going well for them.

A marriage of inconvenience, featuring a coalition of the unwilling, it was always going to be a rocky ride. Even the most reluctant marriages usually get the brief respite of a honeymoon. Not for this lot, however.